The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.

Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Sept. 13-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to 10 medical calls and three fire calls.

Sept. 15

Firefighters provided mutual aid to Western Emergency Services.

Sept. 19

Firefighters went to a fire-alarm activation at Homer High School and a gas leak from a broken gas line.

Kachemak Emergency Services

Sept. 13-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to three medical calls and four fire calls.

Western Emergency Services

Sept. 13-20

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians responded to six medical calls and one fire call.

Homer Police

Sept. 16

Homer Police at 6:03 a.m. went to the scene of an accidental 911 call that resulted in the arrested of a 34-year-old Homer man on a $50 arrest warrant. After further investigation, police charged the man with three counts of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence.

Sept. 18

Police at 4:42 p.m. arrested a 30-year-old Homer man for second-degree, third-degree and fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Sept. 19

Police at 2:22 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 51-year-old Homer man and arrested him for driving under the influence. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Police at 4:42 a.m. made a traffic stop on a 21-year-old Homer man and arrested him for DUI. He was taken to the Homer Jail.

Alaska State Troopers

Sept. 11

Alaska Wildlife Troopers at 11:35 a.m. issued a citation to a 25-year-old Ninilchik man for commercial fishing without a commercial fishing crew license. The operator of the vessel, a 39-year-old Kasilof man, was issued a citation for employing an unlicensed crewmember. Bail for both citations was set at $270 each.

Sept. 14

Troopers at 2:20 p.m. stopped a driver in a vehicle on the Sterling Highway near Virginia Avenue. Troopers found the man had a suspended license and conditions of release on a previous charge. Troopers issued him a summons for driving while license suspended and violating conditions of release.

Sept. 16

Troopers at 9:11 a.m. received a call of a possible drunk driver at Chapman Elementary School in Anchor Point. Troopers responded and arrested a 48-year-old Anchor Point person for DUI and avoidance of an ignition interlock device..

Information regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details of the final disposition of each case. Case files are available for public review at the courthouse.

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer Court through Sept. 20:

Criminal Court

Kevin T. Howell, second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, both felonies, Homer case.

Sierra M. Steen, 31, second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, both felonies; driving under the influence, Homer case.

Ashyln R. Corbell, 34, second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree promoting contraband, two counts, all felonies; fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, three counts; Homer case.

Braden A. Quinn, 30, second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, both felonies; fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, Homer case.

Travis R. Nowling, 42, third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, two counts; fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, two counts, all felonies; fifth-degree misconduct involving weapons, Homer case.

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